This is a promise scheme to that when available the Businesses in this scheme promise that when available, they will utilise locally caught fish from small inshore fishers - Please support it (Recent blog says it all)


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Small boats of the inshore fleets around the coast, mostly fish using methods that cause little damage to the sea bed. They are a significant percentage (over 75%) of the active UK fleet, but only have access to 4% of the fish quotas. This means no reward for environmnetally friendly fishermen. These are the basic facts that have motivated the development of Coast Friendly, because we want them better recognised and rewarded.

Opinion and evidence on why inshore day boat fishing is more sustainable

Rick Stein says so

Goodfish web site

Hampshire Fare

Under 10 Fishermens Association

Brussels Demo says so